Mr Keith Hummel > Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP > NEW YORK, United States > Lawyer Profile

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
WORLDWIDE PLAZA
825 EIGHTH AVENUE
10019-7475
United States
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Work Department

Litigation.

Position

Keith R. Hummel has extensive experience litigating complex commercial, intellectual property and other legal disputes, both for plaintiffs and defendants. He handles cases for clients in diverse fields, including telecommunications, medical devices, computer hardware and software, food additives, luxury flooring products, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Mr. Hummel frequently advises clients on national and worldwide intellectual property strategy, and is often asked to lead efforts to identify IP assets that can be effectively used for offensive or defensive purposes.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (full coverage)

The New York-based trial specialists at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP bring their comprehensive litigation and transactional experience to patent disputes. As part of the firm’s wider commercial litigation department, the patent litigation practice is a particularly good choice for disputes involving related antitrust or breach of license matters. For its often very voluminous matters, the firm works with software innovator Text IQ to quickly review large amounts of documents through the use of AI, an initiative that earned the firm the New York Law Journal’s Innovation Award for 2020. Keith Hummel, whose recent successes include victories for medical device and biosimilar clients, and Richard Stark, a registered patent attorney with a computer science degree who has a number of high-stakes technology-related disputes under his belt, are among the key contacts. Sharonmoyee Goswami made partner in January 2020. David Greenwald retired in 2020.